About the Department

The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development is responsible for the design and implementation of the Australian Government's infrastructure, transport and regional development policies and programmes. We work to:

  • promote, evaluate, plan and invest in infrastructure and regional development;
  • foster an efficient, sustainable, competitive, safe and secure transport system;
  • facilitate local partnerships between all levels of government and local communities; and
  • provide good governance in the Australian territories.


Last Updated: 24 September, 2015